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Add 27/8 and 5/15

1st number: 3 3/8, 2nd number: 5/15

27/8 + 5/15 is 89/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    27/8 = 27 × 15/8 × 15 = 405/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    5/15 = 5 × 8/15 × 8 = 40/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/120 + 40/120 = 405 + 40/120 = 445/120
  5. 445/120 simplified gives 89/24
  6. So, 27/8 + 5/15 = 89/24
    In mixed form: 317/24

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